brain fingerprinting


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brain fingerprinting

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1. (Law) a technique in which sensors worn on the head are used to measure the involuntary brain activity of someone in response to certain images or pieces of evidence pertaining to a crime
2. (Physiology) a technique in which sensors worn on the head are used to measure the involuntary brain activity of someone in response to certain images or pieces of evidence pertaining to a crime
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There are many scientific challenges to the brain fingerprinting approach.
In a brain fingerprinting test, relevant words, pictures, or sounds
Unique technologies such as brain fingerprinting, DNA fingerprinting, and skin printing are poised to propel the market forward in the long term.
For a description of how Brain Fingerprinting works, see infra note 45, and accompanying text.
Lawrence Farwell develops Farwell Brain Fingerprinting, which identifies criminals by measuring brain responses to viewing pictures.
Truth serums, Hypnosis, Polygraph, Reid System of interrogation, Statement Analysis, Scientific Content Analysis, Speech Analysis, Vocal-stress analysis, Cognoscopy, Thermal imaging, Brain fingerprinting, the study of micro-gestures and a host of other techniques were investigated.
It has new information on briefing a case, privacy, use of force, eyewitness identification, brain fingerprinting, and death-qualified juries.
Experts say brain fingerprinting could be the future of policing -as well as a tool for tackling predatory paedophiles.
The Brain Fingerprinting company's web site describes the method as "a new paradigm in criminal investigations and counterterrorism," (27) and indeed it has been admitted as evidence in court (28) and is being promoted as a means of screening for terrorists, despite the reservations of leading ERP researchers such as Emmanual Donchin.
The Farwell method of brain fingerprinting is a new technology applicable for investigating crimes and exonerating innocent suspects, with a record of 100 percent accuracy in research on FBI agents, U.
Brain fingerprinting, however, monitors brain waves, electrical signals created by nerve cells, which scientists believe are involuntary, or beyond conscious control.